By Ajibola Abayomi,
March 21, 2018
The burial party of Pa Lamidi Adams, the father of Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland land, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams has been slated for March 30, 2019 at his country home, Arigidi-Akoko in Ondo State.
Recalling the memory of the deceased whom had since been buried according to Islamic rite, the Yoruba generalissimo, Iba Adams described his late father as a man with humility.
In a statement he signed personally on behalf of the family to announce the final burial ceremony of their patriarch, Adams said he was fulfilled that he had the best of trainings from his late father.
“I am happy that I shared a lot of good memories with my father and part of the lessons I learnt from him is to be humble. And I think that is a great legacy.
“Though, he died at 80, my father was a complete family man that believed in building a strong family ties. He was a disciplinarian and he can do anything to make us happy,” he said.
Part of activities lined up for the final burial ceremony of the late Pa Adams, according to the statement, begins on Thursday March 28, with the elders’ traditional party tagged: “Esinsin Ko Bale,”.
Meanwhile, On Friday, March 29, there will be a special Jumat Prayer and service for the deceased at Arigidi Akoko, Central Mosque.
Saturday, March 30 is for the grand reception, as Aare Gani Adams, will host families, friends, Royal fathers and prominent guests from across the country, at Saint James Primary School, Arigidi Akoko, Ondo state.
The family will also hold a special Christian thanksgiving service at Saint Paul Anglican Church. The late Pa Adams died on Saturday, September 15 2018, and was survived by Iba Adams, and other children.